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2018 CTB acquired a controlling interest in M-Tech International Inc., doing business as Cat Squared, Inc., a leading global provider of software solutions for food processing. Headquartered in Conway, Arkansas, the business also has a location in Mexico.
2016 CTB acquired the Netherlands-based Volito Group B.V., a leading designer and manufacturer of cage-free layer housing systems.
2016 CTB acquired a majority share in Cabinplant A/S, based in Denmark and with subsidiaries in Poland, Germany, Spain and the U.S. The company is a leading provider of tailor-made processing solutions for the food industry.
2016 CTB acquired Holding Hamon Développement, parent company of Serupa SAS and Mafrel SAS. The company is a leading designer and manufacturer of buildings for poultry keeping, processing plants and industry.
2012CTB acquired the assets of Martin Industries, Corp. and its related subsidiaries with locations in Des Moines and Sheffield, Iowa, and Vincennes, Indiana. The company is a leading designer and manufacturer of grain handling equipment and related structures, under the LeMar and Riley brand names.
2012CTB acquired Meyn Holding B.V., with locations in the Netherlands, U.S. and Poland, a designer and manufacturer of poultry processing equipment.
2010CTB acquired the assets of Shore Sales of Illinois, Inc. of Rantoul, Illinois, a designer and marketer of moisture testers for the grain, seed, coffee, milling, processing, and farm markets.
2010CTB acquired Ironwood Plastics, Inc. with locations in Ironwood, Michigan and Two Rivers, Wisconsin, a leading provider of highly engineered, precision-molded plastic components serving the industrial, automotive, agricultural and electronics markets.
2010CTB established CTB Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., an Asian-based logistics center, to better serve customers in that geographic region.
2008CTB acquired B. Mannebeck Landtechnik GmbH, located in Germany, a manufacturer of pig production equipment including electronic sow feeding and other feeding systems, animal-friendly stalls and crates, and plastic flooring.
2008CTB acquired Uniqfill International B.V., located in the Netherlands, a designer of chemical and combination chemical/biological air scrubbers for animal livestock and other applications.
2007CTB was presented with a Half Century Award by Indiana's governor in recognition of longevity and community service in the state of Indiana.
2007CTB created a new business unit, the PigTek Pig Equipment Group, to provide a unified approach to the global pig industry, incorporating various CTB pig equipment brands.
2007CTB acquired Laake GmbH of Germany, a manufacturer of sow gestation and farrowing stalls and other pig production equipment, as well as stables, paddock doors and feeders for horses.
2007CTB purchased the Porcon group of companies, based in the Netherlands, manufacturers and packagers of pig equipment including stalls, crates and pens, and a variety of other equipment.
2006CTB acquired a controlling interest in Yan Agro Logic (1988) Ltd., located in Israel, a manufacturer of climate controllers; feed and poultry weighing systems; and other integrated systems.
2004CTB acquired assets of Swine Service Specialists, Inc., a leading manufacturer of pig feeding equipment.
2002CTB became a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A; BRK.B).
2002CTB acquired key assets of Shenandoah Manufacturing Co., Inc., a leading manufacturer of poultry heaters, nests and incinerators.
2002CTB acquired the assets of Beard Industries, Inc., a leading grain dryer manufacturer, located in Frankfort, Indiana.
2002CTB established a European logistics center, Chore-Time Europe B.V., with locations in the Netherlands and in Poland.
2001CTB consolidated its Anderson, Missouri, and Springdale, Arkansas, facilities in Anderson and named the combined operation Agile Mfg., Inc.
2000CTB acquired ABC Industries' handling equipment for the grain industry.
1999CTB acquired Roxell N.V., based in Maldegem, Belgium with a location in Arkansas, a leading manufacturer of feeding and watering systems for poultry and pigs.
1998CTB acquired Sibley Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of brooders and heaters located in Anderson, Missouri; and Staco, Inc., a producer of pig feeders and ventilation products.
1997CTB International Corp. made its initial public offering of common stock. The stock was traded on The NASDAQ Stock Market under "CTBC."
1997CTB acquired Fancom B.V., a provider of market-leading computerized controls and software for agriculture, located in the Netherlands with a subsidiary in France.
1997CTB purchased the grain bin division of Butler Manufacturing, the company that pioneered the grain bin business in 1907, located in Kansas City, Missouri.
1996CTB entered into a partnership with American Securities Capital Partners, forming CTB International Corp.
1983CTB formed Chore-Time Brock International to promote and sell Chore-Time and Brock products overseas.
1980CTB purchased Swish Watering.
1976CTB was established. This was an acronym for the company's two principal brands at the time, Chore-Time and Brock.
1972The Pockman Cage Company of Decatur, Alabama, was purchased.
1967First European office established in Maldegem, Belgium.
1957Brock Manufacturing was founded in Milford.
1954Chore-Time moved to Milford, Indiana.
1952Chore-Time Equipment was started in August, in Alliance, Ohio.

CTB, Inc. is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of systems and solutions for preserving grain; producing poultry, pigs and eggs; processing poultry; and for various equestrian and industrial applications.

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